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Grateful Dead Live at Broome County Arena on 1979-05-09

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Grateful Dead Live at Broome County Arena on 1979-05-09

Set 1

Me And My Uncle
New Minglewood Blues
Friend Of The Devil
Looks Like Rain
Stagger Lee
Jack Straw

Set 2

China Cat Sunflower ->
I Know You Rider
He's Gone ->
Truckin' ->
Drums ->
Space ->
Wharf Rat ->
Sugar Magnolia

Johnny B. Goode

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Broome County Arena
Location Binghamton, NY

Source (FOB) Nakamichi 700 -> Cassette Master (Sony TC-158/Maxell UDXL-II90)
Lineage Cassette Master (Nakamichi DR-1) -> Sound Devices 744T (24bit/96k) -> Samplitude Professional v10.2.1 -> Adobe Audition v1.5 -> FLAC/16
Taped by Steve Rolfe
Transferred by Charlie Miller


Patch Info:
(FOB) Nakamichi 700 -> Cassette Master -> FLAC (shnid=85421) supplies:
Drums (5:14 - 5:25)

-- Set 2 is seamless
-- Around and Around tease at beginning of Sugar Magnolia
-- Thanks to Steve Rolfe for lending me his masters
-- Thanks to Joe B. Jones for his help with the pitch correction


Reviewer: mklsgl - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 25, 2016
Subject: When I Paint
Gotta love that "Masterpeice" Jam!!!!!
Reviewer: njpg - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 24, 2016
Subject: -
Incredibly hot jams!
Reviewer: musicphotos77 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 15, 2016
Subject: Truckin - WOW
This is a really good show, I had heard the first set before, but not the second. I listened to it tonight, and it is wonderful, and the Truckin blew mw away, I would put it in the top 5 ever!
Reviewer: Gary from Montana - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 9, 2016
Subject: 30 years ago today
An old friend who is presently living in S.Africa reminded me about our 30-year anniversary of this show. "Epic" is the most appropriate and accurate description for our participation in this show, and the show itself. Thanks to all you tapers and archivists out there for providing reinforcement for the magical memories of the rest of us. It is a tremendous gift you have provided, and I wanted you all to know that you and your work are very appreciated. This show changed me and my life, almost entirely for the better. Peace.
Reviewer: nsp - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 23, 2015
Subject: '79...hell yeah
I've got to admit for whatever reason I don't really give '79 shows a listen too often...this show will change that for sure.The Sugaree jams get the party started in a big way. I actually found myself digging Bobby's slide playing, which I don't think I ever said before:) Kick ass energy in this one.

Oh, and I nearly spit coffee on my monitor when I read the previous review, "I'd offer the wife, but he doesn't deserve all the bitching that comes with that." Good stuff...
Reviewer: Go Faster, Get Rounder - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 22, 2015
Subject: Damn Straight

You got it! Anytime he wants Charlie Miller can drink my beer, stay at my house, and borrow my car; I'd offer the wife, but he doesn't deserve all the bitching that comes with that.

And thank you Steve for the outstanding taping job. Man, I felt like I was there, and what a show!

And I don't mean what a show, like a pretty good show: I mean this is one of their best freaking shows ever. I listen to 90% 1974 and earlier and I am just totally blown away by this show.

Who put Benzedrine in the band's ovaltine???? (yeah, right . . . )

What a freaking show!!!!!!!!
Reviewer: Thumbblue - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 18, 2015
Subject: Charlie Miller
Most of us sit back and listen on this site and don't do a damn thing to contribute, myself included, and then you have guys like Charlie and others who dedicate their time and effort to bring it home in the cleanest possible way. Love you guys....thanks for your love of the Dead. We are indebted to you.
Reviewer: kbmill - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 11, 2014
Subject: bread crumb
Jack Straw is one of the numbers that begins to take on a very different character with Brent in the band. Not that there was anything wrong with it before, but there certainly is a new-found agression here.

I was really interested to hear how China > Rider sounded. For me, the jam between is the bell-weather, and I suspect for the band as well becuase they didn't roll it out for a while after Brent joined. The audience reaction here is pretty enthusiastic, but I don't think it is a unified thought just yet.
Reviewer: mhughey - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 26, 2009
Subject: Sweet fob
Soundboard recordings are essential for preserving performances, but great fobs enable us to to preserve experiences. Teleport back to a sweaty, deliriously happy night on the the floor in Binghamton. This is an amazing recording and flawless transfer.
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